BurgerFi International Inc. announced it was voted a top fast casual restaurant by USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards. This is the first year the better-burger concept was nominated by a panel of experts, which include a combination of editors from USA TODAY; editors from 10Best.com; and relevant expert contributors and sources. Once the experts decided the nominees, they were then voted by the public over a four-week period. BurgerFi was the only better-burger concept to make it to the finals and was at the top of on the list of 10 winners in the Fast Casual category.
"On the heels of being named QSR's 2020 Breakout Brand of the Year, we're thrilled to have been recently voted the top better-burger fast casual chain in USA Today's 2021 10Best Readers' Choice survey. We're grateful to our legions of dedicated Fi-natics that voted for us. It's a tribute to the growing momentum of our brand thanks to the incredible work of our dedicated restaurant team members, franchise partners and restaurant support center employees focused on delivering the best burger experience. BurgerFi was born 10 years ago to redeFine the way the world eats burgers. We're proud of our growth and accomplishments and know the best is yet to come," says Julio Ramirez, CEO of BurgerFi.
BurgerFi's win comes off a huge year of growth and success. Within the past six months the company has become publicly traded on the Nasdaq stock exchange, celebrated the company's 10-year anniversary and welcomed culinary guru and cultural icon Martha Stewart to their Board of Directors as Chair of the Product & Innnovation Committee. In early 2021, they were also named the QSR's 2020 Breakout Brand of the Year.